GREEN RIVER - Verla Lowe, 93 of Green River, passed away July 2, 2008 at her daughter's home in Taylorsville.
She was born April 3, 1915, the seventh of 10 children of Wallace and Amanda (Watson) Curtis in Aurora. She grew up in Green River and graduated from Green River High School, where she was the valedictorian. Verla met the love of her life, Norman Lowe, at the Coconut Grove Dance Hall in Salt Lake City. They were married Dec. 25, 1936 in Green River. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on April 14, 1967. Together, they were blessed with four wonderful children.
Verla was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in the Primary presidency and the Relief Society presidency among many other callings.
She was a wonderful seamstress, sewing for her children and grandchildren, including wedding dresses for her three daughters.
She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. They were all the light of her life.
She will be remembered for her kindness, sense of humor and her love for her family.
Verla is survived by her four children, Myrna (Charles, deceased) Watterson of South Jordan; Norma Jean (Edward) Hansen of Green River; Gary A. (Karen) Lowe of Sandy; and Gayle (Kent) Olsen of Taylorsville; one sister; 23 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; Norman; son-in-law, Charles Watterson; five brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 8, 11 a.m., at the Green River LDS Chapel. A wiewing will be one hour prior to the services at the chapel. Interment will be inthe Elgin Cemetery following the service. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.